Ellsworth’s Emma McKechnie stands on the podium with her medal in the Class B indoor track championships Feb. 17 at Bates College in Lewiston. McKechnie finished fourth in the girls’ high jump.

Local teams compete at Class B indoor track championships



LEWISTON — The Class B indoor track season came to an end Saturday with the state championship meet at Bates College.

Ellsworth, Mount Desert Island and George Stevens Academy were scored as teams in the boys’ and girls’ events. MDI’s girls’ team finished eighth, and GSA and Ellsworth finished tied for 11th and 19th, respectively.

On the boys’ side, MDI finished sixth, Ellsworth tied for 12th and GSA tied for 22nd. Matt Shea finished third of 14 runners for Ellsworth in the 1-mile run with a time of 4 minutes, 50.50 seconds.

Greely won both the boys’ and girls’ meets. John Bapst took second place on the boys’ side, and Brewer was runner-up on the girls’ side.